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Moving on from medication

So today I went to the doctors and picked up my repeat prescription for Acamprosate (Campral). And, whilst walking to the chemist to get it fulfilled I decided not to. 317 more words


If you have a alcohol use disorder, please check into Acamprosate (Campral)

Got a call a few days ago from an irate loved one of someone to whom I referred Acamprosate. She said, “Why would you recommend a drug when he has a problem with Addiction, are you crazy? 246 more words


I took my first dose of Campral about an hour ago.

Campral (acamprosate, for you chemistry types) is normally used in addiction treatment, typically in alcoholism.   143 more words

Treating Addiction with Drugs

While for over two decades we have known that some drugs are useful in combating alcohol use disorder, there is some controversy within the AA community about using them. 245 more words


An unexpected pleasure

There was a time when I thought decaf was a waste of calories. Real coffee always has a place of course, but decaf? Late in the afternoon or after dinner, what the hell use is decaf when beer, g&t, wine or something stronger are all more appropriate, and way more fun?! 481 more words


The Use of Medicine in Alcohol Treatment

Most of us know someone who has an alcohol problem. These are people who over indulge to the point of negative consequences to themselves or others. 351 more words

New Study Shows Naltrexone, Acamprosate Helpful In Treating Alcoholism.

Reuters (10/26, Pittman) reports that according to a meta analysis of 64 studies published in the journal Addiction, the medications naltrexone (Revia) and acamprosate (Campral) may be good initial treatments of alcoholism.  89 more words